JAXA tests grapefruit-sized video drone aboard ISS

Jul 15, 2017

JAXA tests grapefruit-sized video drone aboard ISS

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has begun testing a spherical drone about the size of a grapefruit in Japan's Kibo science module at the International Space Station. Aboard the ISS, astronauts take videos of their work and experiments and send them back to Earth. ...

SpaceX delivers first returning vehicle to ISS since shuttle

Jun 6, 2017

SpaceX delivers first returning vehicle to ISS since shuttle

The International Space Station welcomed its first returning vehicle in years Monday — a SpaceX Dragon capsule making its second delivery. Space shuttle Atlantis was the last repeat visitor six years ago. It's now a museum relic at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer ...

Space cargo ship experiment to clean up debris hits snag

Jan 31, 2017

Space cargo ship experiment to clean up debris hits snag

An unmanned cargo ship released from the International Space Station last week has failed to extend a cable needed to test technology to remove debris from orbit, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said. The Kounotori6 cargo transporter, which was released from the ISS early Saturday, ...